Posts Categorized: Work

A showpiece for real estate showpieces.

Rafanelli and Nahas, a Boise-based commercial real estate developer, has been creating signature properties for the past 25 years. In the Treasure Valley alone their offerings include nearly one million square feet of landmark properties. We have been privileged to help assist with their marketing efforts for properties such as the Boise Plaza (the old… Read more »

The Nature Conservancy of Idaho 2009 annual report.

We just wrapped up the design of this beautiful (if we do say so ourselves) annual report for the The Nature Conservancy of Idaho. If you like both nature and capitalism, The Nature Conservancy is for you. This organization protects the world’s great places by purchasing them, having property donated or via various form of… Read more »

Fish Pimp packaging hits shelves.

It’s official. Fish Pimp has a new look. The new packaging designs (yes, created by Rizen) give the irreverent brand formerly known as Angling Evolutions a style worthy of the innovative fly-fishing accessories they feature. Look for it in fly shops and specialty outdoor retailers everywhere.

Boise State Radio Introduces Special Series on the New State of Poverty in Idaho. And it’s a good one.

Wow. Boise State Radio has out done itself again. Our local public radio affiliate launched a series of reports that delves deeper than the surface-level recession statistics we’ve all become numb to. The series, dubbed “That Could Be Me,” explores all the issues that face people who are only “one degree away from poverty.” Even… Read more »

Chari-tees for CrossFit.

Check out these cool tees we designed this week for CrossFit, a Boise-based fitness company for those who love a hardcore workout. These tees will be sold by CrossFit with all proceeds going to charity.

A little less polish, please.

In today’s internet-driven, social media-obsessed, make-it-cool-but-make-it-affordable communications world, sometimes the best tactics take off a little of the polish in order to put more focus on the content. We’ve been working on just such a substance over style approach for our friends at the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau. Dubbed “Placebook videos,” the project consists… Read more »

Nunhems branding insert.

Some pieces are hard to photograph so that you can make any sense of them. This is one of those. It’s a real simple printed insert that will be going out in trade magazine over the course of the next month or so. The idea is pretty straightforward: Nunhems, one of the leading (but not… Read more »

Welcome to The Nature Conservancy of Idaho. Let’s change the world.

We’re happy to welcome The Nature Conservancy of Idaho to the Rizen family. Not only do we really believe in their common sense, good-ol-capitalism-based approach to conservation, but they’re also really cool people. Our relationship began with the design the latest edition of their print newsletter (right). But that is just the beginning… For those… Read more »

A bit o’ Rizen in the news.

Rizen was briefly mentioned in this week’s Idaho Business review for our work for the Boise Centre. About a year ago, the Boise Centre engaged us to assist them with a rebranding effort. As part of our efforts we explored over two dozen logo variations, ranging from radically different to freshened-up versions of their classic… Read more »

SWITA banner ads.

We’ve been working closely over the past few months with the Southwest Idaho Travel Association to help them enliven their brand and fulfill their mission of building Idaho’s economy through one of our state’s largest industries: tourism. Our work has consisted of a new logo, advertising, a micro-site that helps you find an appropriate travel… Read more »